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Adapter Rails for Curt 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider - Ram Towing Prep Package

Adapter Rails for Curt 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider - Ram Towing Prep Package

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This adapter is specially designed to attach to the receivers in your Ram's factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. The base then provides the attachment point for your Curt 5th-wheel slider or roller. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt accessories and parts part number C16022 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Adapter Rails for Curt 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider - Ram Towing Prep Package. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Curt Accessories and Parts - C16022

  • Fifth Wheel Installation Kit
  • Rail Adapter
  • Curt

This adapter is specially designed to attach to the receivers in your Ram's factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. The base then provides the attachment point for your Curt 5th-wheel slider or roller.


Features:

  • Custom base is specially designed to attach to the receivers in your Ram factory-installed, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package
  • Base works with Curt hitches with sliders (16516, C16521, C16536, C16541, or C16546 - sold separately)
    • Adapter provides an additional 1-1/2" of height compared to industry standard rails
  • Quarter-turn anchoring system for quick installation and removal
  • Durable carbide black powder coat finish


Specs:

  • Application: Ram trucks with factory-installed, underbed towing prep package
  • Capacity: 24,000 lbs
  • 10-Year warranty


16022 Curt OEM Fifth Wheel Roller Adapter for Dodge Ram Trucks with Factory Towing Prep Package

Installation Details C16022 Installation instructions

This Product Fits The Following Vehicles

  • 2014 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 2500 - 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg
  • 2013 - 2014 Dodge Ram Pickup 3500 - 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg
  • 2014 - 2020 Ram 2500 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg
  • 2013 - 2020 Ram 3500 6-1/2 Foot Bed with OEM Prep Pkg



Video of Adapter Rails for Curt 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider - Ram Towing Prep Package

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Curt 5th Wheel Hitch Adapter Rails Review

Today we're going to show you the adapter rails for the Curt fifth wheel hitch with slider option for your Ram towing prep package. We're also going to show how it installs. This is going to be Part Number C16022. The Curt fifth wheel adapter is specifically designed for your Ram 3500's underbed tow prep package. It can be easily installed and removed, and you can use both your regular fifth wheel hitches, as well as your slider hitches. Now when it comes to the slider hitches, we recommend you use those for 6-1/2 foot beds which will help compensate for the reduced turning clearance. They're installed and removed by opening up these latches here and are locked into place using these snap pins.

Once they're open like that, they're ready to be lifted up, and they're closed just as easily. This has a weight capacity of 24,000 pounds. Once it's installed, it's going to stand about 3-1/4 inches tall in your truck bed. Now that we've gone over some of the features, let's show you how it installs. As we stated before, this is for the Ram tow prepping package, and we're going to go ahead and start by opening up all of our ports here to set our adapter in. You just twist on them and lift up.

You'll do this for all four ports. Now once you have all those removed, we'll go ahead and set these inside the vehicle, and we'll go ahead and set our adapter in place. Now before we set our adapter into the rails, we've got to actually open up the feet so that they actually can be set inside. Now to do that, you'll have to remove this snap pin here and open up like so. We'll be doing this on all of them. I'd also like to point out the entry points actually have different sizes, so the wider ones get put in the back while the slimmer ones get put towards the front. With an extra set of hands, we'll go ahead and set this inside to the truck bed system.

Just lift it up, line them up, set them in place, and we'll go ahead and lock them down. Now if these aren't fitting in exactly how you need them to, the feet themselves can be adjusted. What you do is you pull the cotter pin here and you loosen it a quarter turn, and so these can actually shut all the way and lock into place. Once they can shut and lock into place, you reinstall the cotter pin. Now we're ready for our fifth wheel hitch. Now that we have our fifth wheel hitch in place, we'll go ahead and secure it with the provided 1/2-inch pins with our adapter.

Now you can also use the pins that come with your actual fifth wheel hitch as well. It's your choice. That will do it for the adapter rails for the Curt fifth wheel hitch with slider, Ram towing prep package edition, Part Number C16022.


Customer Reviews

Adapter Rails for Curt 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider - Ram Towing Prep Package - C16022

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (59 Customer Reviews)

This adapter is specially designed to attach to the receivers in your Ram's factory, underbed 5th-wheel towing prep package. The base then provides the attachment point for your Curt 5th-wheel slider or roller.

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The product arrived 1 day earlier than promised. The instructions were decent, they could of been more inclusive of the different setups, the hitch and sliders didn’t reference how to interface with the Ram puck base. The rubber gaskets for the slider base didn’t fit with the Ram base due to their thickness. You need a 100lbs torque wrench(I rented one from Orielys). All the parts were present. The bad may not of been etrailers fault, but the boxes arrived like they were dropped out of an airplane. Amazingly, nothing was damaged. 712033



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2015 Ram 3500

Great product made by Curt Hitches. Easy to assemble and was delivered by Etrailer in a timely manner. I have to give a Big Thank You to Crystal K for her help on my order. I would definitely use etrailer again. Thanks again. 501446



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2017 Dodge Ram Pickup

I bought a 5th Wheel camper on May 13th. On the 14 I started shopping for a 5th Wheel Hitch. I landed on etrailer’s site. I found what I wanted in no time. When I went to check out it said I should have the unit it 3 days. Which would be Friday. I needed to pick up my Camper on Monday. I called because I wanted to be sure it would deliver on Friday. They assured me I would have it Friday. I placed my order at 11am and by 3 pm I had an email saying the Hitch had shipped. To my surprise it arrived on Thursday. I’m very mechanically inclined and it took me about 2 hours to put the Hitch in my 2017 Ram 2500 with the in bed puck system. I did have to remove my bed liner which I will put back in at a later date. The installation went pretty smooth. I found it helpful to watch the videos on the installation. I picked up my camper on Monday and drove 100 miles home. So far so good. It’s going on 600 mile journey over the Memorial Day Weekend. I was very impressed with the customer service when I called and the very quick free shipping. Great Job etrailer. 645281



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Receiving: Packaging was shot, shredded and falling apart. Parts we're falling out everywhere. Surprisingly all the parts were there. Installation: Some manhandling was involved, other than that, everything went smoothly for the most part. Also the instructions weren't very clear. Hahaha, like men read instructions! No, but really, the instructions suck. I'm happy with the product. 492355



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Purchased and installed adapter rails for my Curt 5th wheel hitch. These adapter rails are rated for 24,000 lbs., and are "beefy". I could not be more pleased with the ease of installation and overall heavy duty construction of these adapter rails. 486346




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Dodge

Just what I needed for my new Dodge. Saved me from buying another 5th wheel hitch. thank you 806593



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Product delivery was fast. One box had slight damage, but with the weight, not surprised. Everything was in good shape. Thorough reading of directions might have improved assembly, but pretty easy to figure out. Assembled right in bed of truck to get puck alignment right the first try. Parts are heavy, but having an electric hoist in the garage really helped. 773590



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2019 Ram 2500

Product was shipped the next day and I received it a day ahead of schedule. I will not be able to install it as my truck is on order and will not be in for a few weeks. Will update on the installation and performance review later. 749983



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Does what I need it to do. UPS destroyed the box but it was double Packaged so nothing lost or damaged. 737119



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Dodge Ram Pickup

Purchased this adapter to go with my new RAM truck factory 5th wheel hitch mounts. Adapter is very well made and fit was perfect. Easy to install and remove from the truck bed as needed. Nice product at a good price. 735900



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Great fitment and easy to install. All the components are will built. etrailer had the lowest price! Shipping was quick with a great tracking email. The packages are heavy so I was a little concerned about them being damaged in transit, but etrailer did a nice job of extra packaging to ensure no issues. I would purchase from them again! 727498



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Great service and product! 717581



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Great service, bed rails where a bit difficult to install but fit in the end. 711160



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2019 Ram 3500

Arrived on schedule and well packed. Easy installation in about 30 minutes by myself, did some minor adjustments to the locks as one was tight and one was loose. The sliding hitch ended up being slightly higher than the old hitch but still acceptable. 699701



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Works great easy install 692370



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2018 Ram 3500

Product arrived sooner than expected and we’ll packaged. Assembly was super easy and fit well. Attached my Curt A16 hitch and I am ready to go. 691478



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2019 Ram 3500

As described and fit perfectly. Reasonable speed on shipping also! 690015



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The best customer service ever!! Lisa was great and answered all of my questions! Product arrived quickly! 653944



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2019 Ram 2500

Fast shipping by etrailer and great deliver by ups on the 3 heavy packages. The hitch was easy to assemble and seems easy to use. 653926



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Fit like a glove! Love this system! 642006



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Dodge Ram Pickup

The Curt Ram OEM Base Rails are so very easy to install. They are a high quality, easy to put together, and the instructions were easy to follow. They are also very heavy duty. I would recommend highly. 639331



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Great value and service!, will buy agai n! 628937



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No issues. Preform's as required 594426



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2013 Ram 3500

Worked great took about 15 min to install happy with product shipped on time and received a day earlier than expected I staled on 2013 dodge Laramie longhorn 3500 590739


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